Cricket’s plans for 2010 include the launch of lots and lots of new phones, including its first BlackBerry and its first Android smartphone.
The Android smartphone is the recently-announced Kyocera Zio M6000, which should be available at Cricket starting July. The handset features a 3.5 inch WVGA touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, GPS, 3.2MP camera, and it will cost $299 (free of contract, of course).
In August, Cricket will start selling the BlackBerry Curve 8530, for $349.99 (as you probably know, the Curve 8530 is already available via Verizon and Sprint).
Other phones that will be released by Cricket this year:
- Samsung r710 (in the fourth quarter) – it’s a Brew-based touchscreen phone with a 3 inch WQVGA display, EV-DO, HTML browser, stereo Bluetooth and 3MP camera. The r710 should cost $249.99
- Samsung r631 (in the third quarter) – will cost $199.99. It’s a touchscreen phone with a full QWERTY keyboard, HTML browser, stereo Bluetooth and 2MP camera
- Kyocera RIO E3100 (in November), a full touch handset featuring a QVGA display and a 1.3MP camera. It will cost $159.99
- Cricket TXTM8 3G A410 (September, $159.99), a candybar with EV-DO, QVGA display, QWERTY keypad and HTML browser
- Cricket MSGM8 II (July) – another QWERTY cnadybar with a 220 x 176 pixels screen, Bluetooth and 1.3MP camera
- Cricket CAPTR II (July) – simple flip phone, should cost $129.99.
The Cricket A605 USB stick, Huawei EC5808 MiFi, and a ZTE modem will also be launched by Cricket.
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